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Faculty Profile

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Name: Nicholas Lownes
Title: Associate Professor & Director, CTLS
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
E-Mail: nlownes@engr.uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://nlownes.wikidot.com/
Program/Department Website: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/cee/people/facultymembers/15-research/52-nick.html
Office Telephone: (860) 486-2717

Keywords | Categories: Civil and Environmental Engineering, data, equity, modeling, networks, optimization, t-HUB, transit, transport systems, transportation

Professional Summary

Dr. Lownes’ recent research efforts have focused on data management and analytics for public transit operators and planners. These efforts have led to the establishment of t-HUB, a multi-disciplinary collaborative effort between civil engineering, computer science and geography creating a single-stop web-accessible database tool for public transit data and system evaluation. Demographic data, socio-economic data, performance data and system configuration data are all housed within t-HUB. Next steps include the integration of real-time feeds from transit systems as their tracking systems come online. Methodological improvements in transit system performance measurement are also incorporated in the new t-HUB technology.